Bee’s Knees

Meaning of Bee’s Knees: An affectionate and old-fashioned nickname for someone exceptional, outstanding, or highly regarded.

Literal Meaning of Bee’s Knees: Literally, it refers to the part of a bee that collects pollen, metaphorically suggesting something small and highly valued.

Popularity: Low.

Origin: American slang from the 1920s.


Sophia: “You’re the Bee’s Knees, always coming up with great ideas!”

Jack: “Thanks, Sophia! I try my best.”

Related Nicknames: Boss, Alpha, Top-notch, Awesome, Stellar.